Pikes Peak Community Foundation and the Quad Innovation Partnership this week announced an initiative to research operating strategies for Venetucci Farm. “The Quad and PPCF will spend the next year examining the viability of various operating strategies to enhance Venetucci Farm as a long-term community asset,” a release issued by the foundation said. The Quad, […]
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  Springs Rescue Mission has issued an urgent request for food donations, because the nonprofit isn’t getting enough donations to feed the hungry.   Normally, there is a summer lull, but the effects from the Waldo Canyon fire are being felt as well.   “The community responded very quickly and generously to the needs surrounding […]
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Due to lack of donations and a worsening financial situation, FutureSelf is closing its doors by the end of this year. In business since 2001, the nonprofit offers youth arts programs, workshops and internships to more than 2,000 children in the Pikes Peak region. The board of directors made the decision, and will remain engaged […]
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Jon Khoury is the new CEO of The Cottonwood Center of the Arts. He’s replacing Sandy Murphy, who held the position for less than two years. Murphy plans to devote her time to jewelry, artwork and family. Khoury is a 1984 graduate in English of Colorado College, is an arts promoter, fundraiser, special events planner […]
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The Inasmuch Foundation gave $110,000 in grants to nine organizations in Colorado Springs. Edith Kinney Gaylord founded Inasmuch to support charitable, scientific and educational causes in Oklahoma. The foundation carries on those interests by supporting education, health and human services and community enhancement around the nation. Grants were awarded to: – Peak Vista Community Health […]
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Twelve Colorado Springs nonprofits received grants from the El Pomar Foundation. The local nonprofits were among 22 recipients of grants from the foundation, which has provided grants and support to the state since 1937. Below are the local grants: – The American Lung Association of Colorado received a $2,500 Ackerman Fund grant to implement a […]
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One in seven Coloradans don’t know where their next meal will come from. But you can help, through Wal-Mart’s “fighting hunger together” campaign. The company has been holding a Facebook campaign in April. Visitors can go to their page and vote for one of 200 communities hardest hit by unemployment. Colorado Springs made the list […]
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Colorado GiveCamp is seeking volunteers to help with IT projects at Colorado charities. The GiveCamp allows designers, developers and database administrators to complete a project for charities – websites, donor tracking systems or volunteer databases – that the charities could not normally do on their own. GiveCamp is looking for developers, designers, project managers and […]
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Goodwill is opening a new drive-through donation center April 30 at its administrative campus, 1460 Garden of the Gods Road. The center will be open from 7 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Donations of clothing, shoes, housewares, furniture, appliances, sporting goods, computers and electronics, books […]
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Care and Share is holding a one-day food drive tomorrow from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to assist victims of the High Park fire near Fort Collins. The food drive is at their warehouse, a half miles east on Constitution Ave. from Powers Blovd at 2605 Preamble Point. All the food that is collected at […]
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A local nonprofit is hoping a name change will help it appeal to a larger — but still specific — audience. “We want to appeal to a broader group, but we are not trying to attract just everybody,” said John Buckley, board president of Peak Executive Forum, formerly called Middle Market Entrepreneurs. “We are wanting […]
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An Englewood-based nonprofit that trains rescue dogs for people with disabilities is the winner of  a $75,000 marketing grant from Pure Brand Communications. Last month, Denver-based Pure Brand invited nonprofits from across the country to apply for the grant, and only 27 threw their hats into the ring.
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